The Tuzzy Consortium Library is named in honor of the late Evelyn Tuzroyluk Higbee and serves students, faculty, staff and the public throughout the North Slope. As a college library, the collection is developed in support of the mission of Iḷisaġvik College with an emphasis on information relating to the Arctic, polar regions, the North Slope, and Iñupiat history, language,
The library provides reference service and research assistance. Materials may be requested from other libraries through inter-library loan (ILL) services and can be e-mailed, phoned or faxed to the library. Requests are usually filled in eight to twelve days.
The library’s online catalog can be accessed at www.tuzzy.org and is shared in partnership with the University of Alaska Fairbanks.